One of the largest villages in The Woodlands, Alden Bridge is bordered by FM 2978 and FM 1488. It has easy access to Research Forest and the University Center. It has over 18,000 residents with approximately 7,000 homes. There are two shopping centers, the Alden Bridge Village Center, and the Windvale Village Center. The schools that service this village are Barbara Bush Elementary (K-4 grades), Buckalew Elementary (K-4 grades), David Elementary (K-4 grades), as well as Mitchell Intermediate (5 & 6 grades) and Collins Intermediate (5 & 6 grades). Students go to both College Park High School and The Woodlands High School, depending on the neighborhood.